Summary:

Article in the BMJ reporting on Satendra Singh's work in India to further plans for curriculum reform that could help both patients and doctors with disabilities.

Article:

Written by Priti Salian
Satendra Singh, 42, cannot remember walking unaided. After contracting polio at nine months old, he spent a lot of his childhood in hospitals and getting fittings for leg braces.
He remembers always being late for classes as a medical student. “It used to take me 20 extra minutes to walk across the corridors and climb a flight of stairs,” Singh, who now teaches physiology at the University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS) and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, in New Delhi, told The BMJ. “Back then, I had no idea about my right to accessibility as a person with a disability,” says Singh.
But when his application for a teaching job at a medical school was rejected by a government organisation, something snapped.......

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